Alabama Wheat: 22 Production Practices for High Yields

🕔Oct 19, 20181. Plant High Quality Seed Farmers think they are saving money by planting bin-run wheat seed, but often it costs them money. Research has shown when a farmer’s seed is […]

Kansas Sorghum: Planting Guidelines

🕔May 23, 2018Producers are busy in the field planting corn and soybeans, however, it won’t be long and it will be time to plant grain sorghum. Well let’s hope that Mother Nature […]

Corn: 5 Tips for Managing Late Planted Crop – DTN

🕔Apr 26, 2018May is nearly upon us, and a lot of corn seed is still in the bag. According to USDA’s Crop Progress reports, the country is already running 10% behind last […]

Michigan Wheat: 3 Tips for Planting the 2018 Crop

🕔Sep 14, 20171. Seeding date Ideally, winter wheat is planted while the soil and air temperatures are still warm to insure the seedling can emerge quickly and uniformly in plenty of time […]

Ohio Corn: Getting Off to a Good Start – Planting Depth Can Make a Difference

🕔Apr 25, 2017Planting depth recommendations for Ohio are 1.5 to 2 inches deep to ensure adequate moisture uptake and seed-soil contact. Deeper planting may be recommended as the season progresses and soils […]

Nebraska: Field Pea Seeding Rates, Seeding Depth, and Inoculant

🕔Mar 15, 2017Editor’s Note: For charts and images see source link at bottom. Grain-type field peas are a cool season grain crop (typically planted in mid-March and harvested late-July) grown as an […]

Illinois Soybeans: Consider Planting Depth When Planning Plant Populations

🕔Nov 2, 2016Soybean seeding depth from 1 to 1.5 inches has long been considered optimal. But that recommendation is changing to “deeper is better”, but only in the right soil conditions. I […]

Kentucky Wheat: Preparing for the Winter Planting Season

🕔Aug 30, 2016The optimal planting window for winter wheat in Kentucky is quickly approaching: October 10-30. Prior to the physical planting of wheat, farmers must make several critical decisions to maximize wheat […]

Michigan Soybeans: Planting Depth Matters

🕔Apr 28, 2016Soybean seed is very sensitive to planting depth, so producers need to be careful and get their crop off to a good start. Planting depth surveys revealed that only 20 […]

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